Mountain Bike World Cup Finale Coming to USA

For the first time since 2005, the USA will host a UCI Mountain Bike World Cup event when the series finale rolls into Windham Mountain Resort in New York on August 28-29th, 2010. Windham will offer cross-country, downhill, and four-cross competitors one last chance to hone their game before heading to Mont-Saint-Anne, Quebec for the 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, slated for August 31st – September 5th.

“We are very excited to have a UCI World Cup in the U.S. again,” said USA Cycling’s Mountain Bike Events & Program Director Kelli Lusk. “Rick and his crew at Windham have shown great enthusiasm and support of mountain biking in the United States with their successful bid.” For more information regarding mountain biking at Windham visit www.windhammountainbike.com.

The 2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup will include six rounds each for the cross-country, downhill, and four-cross disciplines.

2010 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Calendar
April 24-25: World Cup XCO #1, Dalby Forest, Great Britain
May 1-2: World Cup XCO #2 & 4X #1, Houffalize, Belgium
May 15-16: World Cup DHI #1 & 4X #2, Maribor, Slovenia
May 22-23: World Cup XCO #3, Offenburg, Germany
June 5-6: World Cup DHI #2 & 4X #3, Fort William Great Britain
June 19-20: World Cup DHI #3 & 4X #4, Schladming, Austria
June 7-10: European Continental Championships, Haifa, Israel
July 24-25: World Cup XCO #4 and DHI #4, Champéry, Switzerland
July 31 – August 1: World Cup XCO #5, DHI #5 and 4X #5, Val di Sole, Italy
August 8: World Marathon Championships, St. Wendel, Germany
August 28-29: World Cup XCO #5, DHI #6, and 4X #6, Windham, New York, USA
August 31-September 5: World XCO, DHI, & 4X Championships, Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec